The ideal costume is like a dream—a vision that comes to you in a fleeting instance, only to disperse before fully materializing.
There are concrete facts, however. Props are a must. Whether you are a 6 year old novice of the holiday, a 22 year old under grad ready to hit a succession of identically decorated bars, or a parent preparing to take the kids around the neighborhood, it’s always fun to wield a pitchfork, shoot a cap gun or raise Captain America’s shield to defect a volley of rotten eggs.
Likewise, additional limbs are always enjoyable. While six extra spider legs are overkill, it’s fun to swing a tail or some other new appendage.
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